World’s Largest Zoom Event to Mark the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Yartzeit

One of the highlights of the program will be a live feed of prayer at the Rebbe's Ohel.

Crown Heights Rabbis Temporarily Ban Guests: ‘Thank You For Being Considerate’

"We must ask those intending to visit ... to postpone their trips for the forseeable future. This might not work out with your plans, but it is for our protection.”

Massive Israeli Food Security Effort Recruits Colel Chabad to Ensure Success

The massive social services operation was launched at the behest of the Israeli government, at a cost of more than NIS 100 million in funding.

College Student Spends Days Buying Groceries for Those Stuck at Home

“Typically, I shop for about five families a day,” she says. “If I do a big order for one family, I will fill up a cart and take it back to my car, and then go back into the store.”

Lubavitch Summer Camps Plan Around Coronavirus Pandemic

Given that some places may not lift their stay-at-home orders for weeks yet, just how would a “virtual” camp program work?
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Lubavitch Fundraiser Celebrates Pesach Sheni after Recovering from Coronavirus

His wife showed up at his bedside after his recovery, her face covered with a mask, he asked her when was Pesach, and she said, Two weeks ago.

Court Confirms Chabad Sole Rights to World HQ, Synagogue at 770 Eastern Parkway

Judge Harriet L. Thompson: "The Rebbe had foresight beyond his years.”

Chabad Rabbis in Israel Prohibit Emissary to Katmandu Hani Lipshitz from Lighting Independence Day...

Lipshitz, for her part, posted a message on Thursday on the Facebook page of Chabad of Kathmandu, announcing she preferred to give up the honor and avoid the turf war altogether.

First Yahrtzeit of Chabad of Poway Shooting Victim Observed in Solitude

Rabbi Mendel Goldstein walked to synagogue in solitude in compliance with social-distancing measures, held Lori’s Torah and said a prayer for her and the community she left behind.

Chabad Center in Southeast Florida Distributes 50,000-Plus Masks Streetside

Each mask came packaged with an encouraging message that read “Also highly contagious—kindness, patience, love, enthusiasm and positive attitude. Don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.”

Kfar Chabad Moves to Complete Lockdown After Coronavirus Spreads in Village

Israel Police will enforce the lockdown and track violations of these restrictions.

65 Chabadniks Came Home from 770 with Coronavirus

The health ministry continues to discuss tightening movement restrictions on the Israeli public, and one of the options being considered is to instruct all adults over 60 not to leave their homes at all.

NYPD Warns Crown Heights Residents ‘There Will Be Arrests’ If They Gather

"These individuals can be infected and can be passing along the illness to many other members of the community. People can die because of their actions."

On Purim, Chabad of Dead Sea Reads Megillah for a Jew in Quarantine

"And for the Jews there was light and happiness and joy . . . "
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Operation Survival Releases Children’s Music Video Teaching Kids to Reach Out,Following Suicides

The music video urges children to reach out and communicate when they're in need. It's not Operation Survival's first music video.

Great Fake News: Congress Singing ‘Yemei Melech’ for Trump

The tune probably marked more than anything else the change in the relationship between the new White House and Jewish value

Smotrich: ‘Tefillin, Judaism Outreach Stands Allowed at Train Stations As Long As I am...

A railroad official argued the Jewish outreach stands found at numerous transportation stations are "illegal" and must be removed.

MDA Sends Anti Contagion Protection Equipment to Chabad Houses in China

The protective kits, which include special suits, masks, glasses, shoes and hats, aim to prevent infection in the event of contact with a sick person.

Chabad on Campus Emissaries, Israel’s Diaspora Minister Exchange Outreach Strategies

Minister Tzipi Hotovely listened as the emissaries related their experiences interacting students, and suggested strategies for expanding their success.

Global Chabad-Lubavitch Jewish Centers on High Alert

"The current situation and tensions could contribute to a heightened risk and threat environment for Jewish facilities and Chabad centers."

Malmo’s Jews Haven’t Disappeared By Any Means

Malmo's Jews haven’t disappeared by any means, to judge by the crowd that showed up last month for the Chanukah Menorah lighting in the city square.

‘We Cannot Allow This to Become the New Normal’

“We light up the world with acts of goodness and kindness. That’s the essence of Chanukah, and that is the antidote to hatred and bigotry.”

Chanukah Lights Beam From Chabad Menorah at Dead Sea Mall

Dead Sea Regional Council leader Nir Wenger lit the menorah together with Chabad-Lubavitch emissary, Rabbi Shimon Elharar.

Jewish Man Hurt in Antisemitic Attack in Crown Heights

A police report was filed and the case was referred to the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force.

Chabad-Lubavitch Kashruth Supervisor Yossi Bialo, 34, z’l

Rabbi Bialo is survived by his wife Elli and their two young children.
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3 Chassidic Jews Dead in Deliberate Anti-Semitic Attack on Jersey City Kosher Market

Jersey City mayor Steven Fulop tweeted: "Based on our initial investigation (which is ongoing) we now believe the active shooters targeted the location they attacked."

PM Benjamin & Sara Netanyahu: ‘Mazel Tov, Moshe, on Your Bar Mitzvah!’

"May always be faithful to your people, your country and your family, and continue with a good and happy life."

World Jewry, Chabad-Lubavitch & India Mark 11 Years Since Mumbai Massacre

Today the sole Jewish survivor of the massacre is a yeshiva student, learning to become a rabbinic emissary and to follow in his parents’ footsteps.

Jewish Caucus, Chabad, Announce First-Ever Sukkah at New York City Hall

Organizing the project was a real team effort, according to Jewish Caucus Chairman Chaim Deutsch.

Astrakhan Gets a Mikvah

“The nearest mikvah to us was in Volgograd, a six-hour bus ride one way,” explained Deborah Melamed. “The other option was to take the 12-hour train ride to Saratov or a two-hour flight to Moscow.”

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